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Old 07-23-2012, 11:26 PM   #11 (permalink)
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It actually doesn't look that terrible...

Most tanks have a 'scratch coat' on them that is there to take dings and scratches so the fiber wrap doesn't get damaged. I have seen gouges larger than that out of some tanks that I have sent in for hydrotesting more recently and they come back with the scratches epoxied over and a new hydro sticker.

as long as he didn't get down to the tank fibers with that channel-lock it should be fine. But if you really want to be on the safe side and don't have even a dive shop or a hydrotester around that can check it out for you the easiest way (like most here have said) is to drill a large hole in it (1/2" is usually big enough for anyone to see)

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I'm inclined to agree with this. Get it hydro'd, at the most the tech will fail it on visual. If he says its OK, go for gold. Have it hydro'd.
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I don't need it in my hands....the picture is right there. Cool thing about pictures: they give you an accurate representation of what something will look like. They've been doing it since 1822, or so I'm told.
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Old 07-24-2012, 12:58 AM   #12 (permalink)
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What they said. Get it tested. If you can't get it tested, destroy it and dispose of it. Not worth taking a chance with something that can be replaced much easier than body parts or lives that could be lost if it fails at the wrong time.
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Old 07-24-2012, 02:02 AM   #13 (permalink)
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from the top picture it looks like the reg is cross threaded or not tighten all the way..
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tedaut,Would this count as a socal stock gun ? Oh wait never mind , it would need a stick feed and auto trigger.
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Old 07-24-2012, 05:19 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I Go the tank from him some time back. I am in Italy right now and there isn't any pro shops out here. anything
is the tank certified for Europe/ Italy? if it's an US tank. You may have problems getting it cleared.
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Old 07-25-2012, 04:32 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I have a new and old take other then this one. Just wanted someone to say what I was already thinking. The tank is from the states because I got it from another military member out here. He isn't the most paintball savvy person. I also got an 08 ego off of him and he didn't know anything about the diagrams needing to be replacement. So someone changed the reg for him.
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